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Justice in the Fields
For almost a quarter century, Greg Asbed ’85 and Laura Germino ’84 have joined with Florida tomato pickers to ensure humane working conditions for farm workers. Their partnerships with such food giants as Walmart and McDonald’s have turned the Coalition of Immokalee Workers into a model for making good working conditions good for business.
Small Acts of Resistance
Tibetan activist Tenzin Dorjee ’03 says that sometimes sustaining a protest means giving up marches.
Dorian Solot ’95 and Marshall Miller ’96 use humor to straighten out teens' misconceptions about sex and consent.
Seventy years after the end of WWII, Japan wants to beef up its military. Masaru Tamamoto ’79 thinks that's a bad idea.
Rose Bowl 1916
After Brown lost to Washington State in the first Rose Bowl, the team endured a long, snowy trip back.
What You Thought
Reader letters from the last two months.
The One Who Always Got It
A farewell to John R. Lucas, who helped bring a new level of professionalism to Brown theater.
Sean Kelly ’84 believes the 20th century's greatest comic was a Brown dropout who came back to get an honorary degree.
A New Rhodes Scholar
Andrew Kaplan ’15 hopes to return from Oxford better equipped to help provide more affordable housing.
Doors of Perception
Assistant Professor Catherine Kerr explains her work studying the brain and meditation to the Dalai Lama in December.
Keeping Brown Accountable
The University sees itself as a leader on diversity and social justice. This fall, students demanded it do better.
With a new building planned, Brown engineering students are facing a bright future of collaboration and leadership.
As Time Goes By
After discovering they both went to Brown, two alums fall in and out of love, knowing they’ll always have College Hill.
A Man of Firsts
On December 30, athlete, coach, and entrepreneur Fritz Pollard ’19 was inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
A Voice from Heaven
A daughter reads the Bible with her dying mother, pondering the world her mother may enter—and the one she will leave behind.
The Wonder Down Under
Biology professor Jon Witman wants a kelp forest in the middle of the Atlantic to become a national monument.
Notes on Brown Sports
Women's basketball starts strong, and men's forward Cedric Kuakumensah ’16 becomes the best shot blocker in Ivy history.
Running to Glory
Standout Natalie Schudrowitz ’18 is the first cross country All American at Brown in fifteen years.
A Big Push
Will decathlete Evan Weinstock ’14 be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang—on a bobsled?
New books about a little-known JFK crisis, reconciling brain and mind, and America's favorite saint.
Directing the Frick
Can Ian Wardropper ’73, director of New York's Frick Collection, expand a venerable museum without sacrificing its charms?
Pictures You Won't Forget
A new online series by Nick Fitzhugh ’02 looks at wars through the lenses of six preeminent photojournalists
A Revolutionary Wordsmith
Jamila Woods ’11, associate artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, is bringing poetry and song to Chicago youth.
Hotels of North America, the new novel by Rick Moody ’83, is about a lot more than hotels.
A Film's Look and Sound
If the early critics awards are any indication, Carol, the latest from Todd Haynes '85, is going to have a good night at the Oscars.
Weddings Without Drama
Molly Guy ’99 runs boho boutique for brides looking for an alternative to the wedding-industrial complex.